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New Bali Bomb

Postby Jaboney » 01 Oct 2005, 22:00

New bombings in Kuta, and Jimbaran: Bali. 9 dead.

http://news.bbc.co.uk/2/hi/asia-pacific/4300274.stm
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Re: New Bali Bomb

Postby bobepine » 01 Oct 2005, 22:19

Jaboney wrote:New bombings in Kuta, and Jimbaran: Bali. 9 dead.

http://news.BBC.co.uk/2/hi/Asia-pacific/4300274.stm
Just saw it on the news. :s

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More Bombings in Kuta

Postby Fox » 01 Oct 2005, 22:53

There was a series of bombings in Kuta again tonight. Beware the link has a pretty gruesome photo. It's an update from the Melbourne Age.

http://www.theage.com.au/news/war-on-terror/bali-bomb-blasts/2005/10/02/1127804700738.html
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Postby Jaboney » 01 Oct 2005, 23:12

The toll is up to 19 dead and 50 injured.
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Postby LagerLout » 01 Oct 2005, 23:18

Not again. Madness.
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Postby magnolia » 01 Oct 2005, 23:23

It's all about resources -- all your average fat, lazy and corrupt Indonesian official wants is a few high-profile westerner-with-drugs busts -- they just can't be bothered with MURDERERS.

And didn't they just reduce the sentence of the guy who was found guilty of the 2002 bombings? What kind of message is that? Seems we just found out.

My sympathies are with the victims and their families. What an insane waste of life. :(
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Postby MaPoSquid » 02 Oct 2005, 00:30

magnolia wrote:And didn't they just reduce the sentence of the guy who was found guilty of the 2002 bombings? What kind of message is that? Seems we just found out.

My understanding is that the imam whose sentence was reduced was a "spiritual leader" who incited and possibly conspired with the men who actually built, set, and detonated the 2002 bomb(s). I may be confusing him with someone else, though.
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Postby MaPoSquid » 02 Oct 2005, 00:40

I think we should send a diplomatic mission to negotiate with them. We should find out why they hate us and what we can give them to make them like us instead.

Carpet bombing would be fine, too.
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Postby Matchstick_man » 02 Oct 2005, 00:45

Similar thread in the Open Forum.

http://forumosa.com/taiwan/viewtopic.php?t=39287
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Postby Comrade Stalin » 02 Oct 2005, 11:19

26+ dead now. Given Indonesia's record in support of Muslim terrorists, why is anyone shocked?

Update: I just heard from a friend at Sanglah Hospital in Denpasar. She says it's now 50+ dead.
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